Teddy Pendergrass  If You Don’t Know Me (2019)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Genres

    Biopic Documentary

  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Teddy Pendergrass Working


Documentary biopic of the American soul music singer Teddy Pendergrass. Features interviews with: Ida Pendergrass (Teddy's mother), Mikido Soto Jr (childhood friend), L.T. Brinkley (friend), George Mouzon (cousin), Lloyd Parks (Blue Note), Questlove (‘The Roots’), Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff (Philadelphia International Records), Joe Tarsia (recording engineer, Sigma Sound Studios), Dyana Williams (broadcaster), Jerry Cummings (Blue Note), Alfie Pollitt (pianist, Teddy Bear Orchestra), James Carter (drummer, Teddy Bear Orchestra), Sam Reed (musical director, Teddy Bear Orchestra), Melva Story (Teddy’s Angels), Harriet Tharpe Colder (Teddy’s Angels), Sherry Yvonne Wilson (Teddy’s Angels), Robert (Wa-Wa) LeGrand (guitarist, Teddy Bear Ochestra), Joe Kohanski (trombonist, Teddy Bear Orchestra), Karen Pendergrass (principal dancer (Philadanco), Edy Roberts (girlfriend), Sonny Hopson (“The Mighty Burner” DJ), Linda Wills (record promoter and friend), Cecil du Valle (keyboards, Teddy Bear Orchestra), Tyree Johnson (crime reporter), Shep Gordon (artist manager, Alive Enterprises Inc), Daniel Markus (co-Manager), ‘Petey’ Dent (cousin), Allan Strahl (Alive Enterprises Inc), Yvette Ganier (girlfriend), Tenika Watson (former nightclub entertainer), Teddy Pendergrass Jnr (Teddy’s son), LaDonna Pendergrass (Teddy’s daughter), Sly Bryant (trumpeter, Teddy Bear Orchestra), Jesse Boseman (friend), Sedonia Walker (executive VP, Teddy Bear Enterprises), Greg Moore (percussionist, Teddy Bear Orchestra), Lt. Larry Shellenberger (Philadelphia Fire Department), Dr Robert Sataloff MD (Professor of Otolaryngology), Dr Dan Gottlieb (psychotherapist), Bob Krasnow (president, Elektra Asylum Records) [archive], Valerie Simpson (singer/songwriter), Aliyah Khaylyn (Philadelphia High School CAPA).

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